We are pleased to announce that Green Park House in Bath by Berkeley Homes (Oxford & Chiltern) has successfully achieved final BREEAM multi-residential certification to the ‘Very Good’ standard.
The BREEAM strategy included the following:
- Energy – the development was made as energy efficient as possible through the use of mechanical ventilation with heat recovery, the installation of photovoltaic panels and a highly efficient building fabric;
- Transport – a total of 128 safe and secure cycle spaces were installed in a dedicated cycle store. Car parking spaces were also minimised to encourage students to use public transport;
- Water – efficient fixtures and fittings with low flow rates were installed throughout the development to ensure that water use is minimised. Flow control devices were also installed to prevent the use of water when communal bathrooms are not in use;
- Ecology – the ecological value of the site was increased through the use of species rich planting and landscaping across the development. Bird and bat boxes were also installed to enhance the ecology of the site.
Green Park House consists of 461 rooms for students attending Bath Spa University in a mixture of cluster rooms, studios and two bed student rooms with communal facilities, management suite facilities and a café. Students of Bath Spa University are expected to move in to the development in early September, just in time for the new academic year.
It has been constructed with classic Bath stone so it makes for an impressive addition to the Bath skyline.